Industrial Maintenance Technician – Nights – $32.95/hour



The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining equipment and facilities to operate in the safest and most productive condition, supporting continuous improvement, production strategies and plant reliability of equipment and building systems. Understands and adheres to governmental regulatory programs and policies. These may include but are not limited to: National Electrical Code, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Uniform Building Code (UBC) and local government environmental agency policies.


•    Practices and complies with all plant and maintenance department safety procedures, including but not limited to:  Lock-Out – Tag-Out; Arc Flash and Hot Work Permits.
•    Understands the concept of Permit Required Confined Spaces and assists with proper alternate entry of re-classified confined spaces when necessary.
•    Follows all applicable good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) for area assigned.
•    Maintains and uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), food handling before and after equipment inspection and repair activities.
•    Attends classes, seminars, and in-house training as needed to maintain skill level with changes in the industry.
•    Makes improvements and suggestions to optimize maintenance program.
•    Executes and document planned and unplanned work findings and data during shift via computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
•    Repairs and installation of parts, tools and equipment. Fabricates or modifies machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.
•    Performs Preventative Maintenance (PM), inspections, corrective repairs, special projects/equipment rebuilds
•    Performs execution and resolution of equipment breakdowns/repairs.
•    Leverages methodologies including, but not limited to: root cause analysis (RCA), break down failure analysis (BDA) and cause maps to identify and resolve equipment issues.
•    Utilizes predictive maintenance technologies to identify failures and takes correct follow-up actions.  Predictive maintenance technologies include ultrasound, thermal imaging, oil analysis, and vibration analysis.
•    Documents the cause of the failure and works with maintenance team, planner, supervisor, or other team members to take action to prevent a reoccurrence of the failure.
•    Understands and interprets technical documents and diagrams which include but are not limited to: factory manuals, blueprints, schematics, Single Line Electrical Drawings, mechanical and electrical equipment schematics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), and etc.
•    Maintains and repairs facility/utility systems such as mechanical, electrical, building systems, water heater/boiler, steam, chilling system, electric power, gas, or compressed air required for operations.
•    Executes PMs and repairs to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, refrigeration, instrumentation, elevator maintenance, painting, plumbing, carpentry, grounds keeping and mechanical repairs – pumps, motors systems.
•    May be required to perform tests, repair and replacement of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, smoke detector, emergency and exit sign lighting system and report any malfunctions to supervisor.
•    Repairs, replaces and/or rebuilds plumbing fixtures and connections.
•    Cleans and replaces traps, drains, vents and drain lines, faucets, and toilets, basic wall board repairs, including wall board installation.
•    Handles plant waste, both hazardous and non-hazardous, in a manner which will ensure compliance with local, state, federal, and EPA regulations.
•    May perform other duties as required.


•    High School Diploma or GED; a minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing facility performing mechanical and electrical inspections, troubleshooting and repairs; pass plant specific maintenance test required.
•    Preferred Qualifications:
•    Some college or formal technical school education with demonstrated aptitude and skills in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, carpentry, plumbing, and welding techniques.
•    Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations, along with two years in food manufacturing environment experience


•    Sitting: Occasionally
•    Standing: Continuously
•    Walking: Continuously
•    Driving: Seldom
•    Using hands: Continuously
•    Climbing: Frequently
•    Stooping, Kneeling: Frequently
•    Talking, Hearing: Frequently
•    Tasting, Smelling: Seldom

•    Weight:
•    Up to 10 lbs.: Frequently
•    Up to 25 lbs.: Frequently
•    Up to 50 lbs.: Frequently
•    More than 50 lbs. with assistance: Occasionally
•    More than 100 lbs.: Seldom/Never


•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
•    The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
•    The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.
•    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
•    Lighting: Good
•    Temperature: Fair
•    Ventilation: Good
•    Vibration: Good
•    Noise: Fair


The noise level in the work environment is quiet in the office areas but loud and hearing protection is required in the plant. While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat or cold.

Compensation and Benefits:

The starting rate for this full-time, hourly position is $32.95.

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